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Lower Learning (2008)

R | | Comedy | 6 July 2013 (Belgium)
Geraldine Ferraro Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Lafferty

Writers:

Shahin Chandrasoma (story), Mark Lafferty
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Biggs ... Tom Willoman
Eva Longoria ... Rebecca Seabrook (as Eva Longoria Parker)
Rob Corddry ... Harper Billings
Monica Potter ... Laura Buchwald
Will Sasso ... Jesse Buchwald
Nat Faxon ... Turner Abernathy
Jill Latiano ... Nurse Gretchen
Kyle Gass ... Decatur Doublewide
Hayes MacArthur ... Digdug O'Shaughnessy (as Hayes Macarthur)
Zachary Gordon ... Frankie Fowler
Ed Helms ... Maurice
Patricia Belcher ... Colette Bamboo
Jack Donner ... Old Curt
Sandy Martin ... Olympia Parpadelle
Timothy Dowling ... Robber (as Tim Dowling)
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Storyline

Geraldine Ferraro Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck vice-principal, to rally the lazy teachers, expose the principal's corruption, and turn the school around before an end of the day board decision that is certain to lead to its closure. Written by annonymous

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 2013 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Alulképző See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,550, 12 October 2008

Gross USA:

$2,804

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,804
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

I'm in Edukashun
Written by Zach Selwyn
Performed by Zachariah
Courtesy of Papago Records and Desert Hobo Music (ASCAP)
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A Waste
7 December 2008 | by southrules2See all my reviews

Well, a waste of Cordry, at least. I really wish the writers and editors hadn't been lazy for this film, it coulda been funny. It was fimed well but thats not saying much when the material was lacking. It was a series of throwaway dark skits. Like, maybe, a bunch of deleted Upright Citizen Brigade scenes, not quite ready for the big show. A lot of the little story ideas were good but when they were put together for a full length film, they just didn't seem to work. Try again, writer/director guy, but this time, maybe write a better outline and make sure you know what you want the the audience to feel and, most of all, write BETTER jokes.


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